The cruise liner NORWEGIAN JADE visited the «pearl of the Black Sea» in the city of Yalta, and on October 6, 2009 arrived in the port of Odessa. On its board more than 2,000 passengers travel. The management of the sea station reported that such sea vessels are a rarity for the Odessa harbor. The fact is that the water area of the seaport allows to take ships up to 300 meters long, and the length of the NORWEGIAN JADE liner is 294 meters.
With the advent of such giants, the port's management hopes for the development of tourism business in the region. Within the framework of this project, preparations for the repair of the Odessa Maritime Station have already begun. It is also planned to reconstruct the quay and re-equip the passenger complex.In 2010, one more passenger ship of giant is expected to arrive in Odesa port, the name has not been disclosed yet.
The cruise liner NORWEGIAN JADE was built on May 22, 2006 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg and belongs to the cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line.Originally the name of the liner was Pride of Hawaii, since after launching it he headed the company's passenger ships in the Caribbean. This is the second vessel in the class of four passenger liners Jewel Class. Refers to the size of Panamax vessels.
The cruise liner NORWEGIAN JADE is well-organized food.For passengers to choose from twelve restaurants: French, Mediterranean, several Asian, Japanese teppanyaki, sushi, sashimi and American steakhouse.
The cabins located on the deck of the ship offer balconies, a Jacuzzi, a workout room and much more.
On board the ship there are two cabins Garden Villas for special guests.Each has an area of 403 square meters. meter and can seduce their guests with three separate bedrooms, a private garden with a Jacuzzi and an adjoining patio with a swimming pool.
During the sea voyages, the spa and sauna are open 24 hours a day for a relaxing holiday. There are several swimming pools on the liner,including children's. For active recreation, there are four bowling lanes, a gym with ocean views, a sports field, an artificial hill for climbing and golf simulators. Internet cafes, circus, cinemas, library and art gallery, shops and casinos for evening entertainment.Children and teenagers on the liner will also not be bored for them organized entertainment in clubs by age.
Technical data of the cruise liner NORWEGIAN JADE:
- Displacement — 93,558 tonnes
- Length — 294 m
- Width — 32 m
- Draft — 8.5 m
- Powerplant — diesel
- Speed — 19.2 knots
- Number of decks — 15
- Number of passengers — 2,466 people
- Crew and attendants — 1,154 people.